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at 11:00. >>> we begin tonight with a warning for people who crave an extra energy boost. the federal government is investigating the potential dangers of 5-hour energy and another popular drink. they're a hit among high school and college students who think they need a boost to stay awake. fox 5's bob barnard has more. >> the fda says no link has been proven, but if government investigators determine caffeinated drinks like 5-hour energy have contributed to or caused any deaths reported to the fda, it may order those popular energy shots off the market. the fda investigation comes three weeks after we told you about the death of 14-year-old anias fournier of hagerstown. she died due to caffiene toxicity according to the autopsy. her family said she drank two 24-ounce monster energy drinks 24 hours before she died and had a genetic disorder that can weaken blood vessels. her mother, wendy crossland. >> it's just something that you never want to go through. >> the fda says it's now investigating reports of five deaths possibly linked to monster energy drink, another 13 to a product cal
. this is all associated with thisling piece of energy coming through. not even a full storm system but you can see the draped is to take it north and east and -- you can seat trend is to take it -- you can see the trend is to take it north and east. we should be hooking at mostly sunny conditions. i think tomorrow hooks fine. we'll have more clouds on sunday and sunday afternoon. we'll hold off the rain until monday. and even then we may not see much of anything at all here. 54 today, sunshine. still a little cool at this time of year. 37 tonight. clear skies, cold overnight. here is your accu-weather weekend forecast. saturday looks great. 54 with sunshine. partly sunny sunday. we'll have some clouds around for the redskin game sunday afternoon, d.c. united. but it should be dry. cloudy on monday and a sneak peek to next week, thanksgiving right now, upper 50s with sunshine. traveling tuesday, wednesday, look fine around the mid- atlantic. that is weather. let's do some traffic and find out what is going on with julie. >> they say wednesday is the busiest travel day of the year. >> i hear tha
with the petraeus sex scandal. >> and looking for an extra boost of energy? why some say you should think twice before downing a bottle of 5-hour energy or another popular drink. details about a federal investigation next. >> also, he is the latest celebrity to get the madam tussaud's treatment. we'll tell you what steven colbert is doing in d.c. today. wow. >> as we take you to the break, live look outside. the latest weather and traffic from tucker and julie, that's next. p risis,h >>> the home of the woman linked to the scandal involving former cia director david petraeus and his mistress has become a must see for the tourists and local residents have been flocking to jill kelly's house in tampa, florida, to take pictures or wait for a glimpse of the socialite herself. i know we're not supposed to do this now. i have been to tampa and driven down there, because i'm like, lock at these beautiful homes and, you know, you understand the curiosity. i wouldn't seek it out, you know. >> it's a house. >> how about if you're in tampa? >> still wouldn
deaths. >> details involving another energy drink. >> also, the director of the pharmacy involved in the deadly meningitis outbreak refuses to answer. >>> israeli forces have killed hamas' top military commander. this happened yesterday in a string of 20 air strikes on the gaza strip. violent retaliation has followed there and today, three israelis were killed in a rocket attack. israel mourns the deadly strike on the hamas commander as the beginning of a broader offensive. >> happening right now in mexico, a survey to see whether there was damage caused by an early morning earthquake. the 6.0 quake hit around 4:20 eastern time. the epicenter was about 105 miles south of mexico city. shaking was felt in the capital. >>> closer to home now, lawmakers on capitol hill are trying to get to the bottom of a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak. the house energy and commerce subcommittee says it will investigate why hundreds of people were given the contaminated steroid. 32 people have died. more than 400 sickened. the opener of the pharmacy linked to the tainted drug has pleaded the fifth.
my energy costs to go up just because i'm getting a cheaper coffee maker. >> reporter: john had the same concern when he was shopping for appliances. >> i couldn't find any information besides the price that could tell me which one was more environmentally friendly or which one saved energy. >> reporter: that information wasn't available anywhere. so he started s actual vinia labs based in bethesda. >> we do consumer research to find out how consumes are use these products and we take that into a testing laboratory at the university of maryland and we test each and every product to find out how much energy they use. >> reporter: consider this. two coffee makes are could cost you $100 in the store but coffee make are number one costs you $200 to run over five years while coffee maker number two only costs you $35 to run over five years. the rating system lays that out for you. it also takes into account the zip code where at appliance is sold and the cost of energy in that area. logan hardware just started using the ratings system. store owner gina schaefer says she is thrilled w
for an inner city school that could use her energy and new ideas. now comes word that malcolm x elementary is one of 20 schools the chancellor wants to close. >> it is breaking my heart that i came here to students who are in need and they are being forgotten and left behind. i'm feeling that dcps is pulling the rug out from underneath me after 11 weeks of school. >> reporter: it is decision time for dozens of people would packed the city council public hearing on the school closure plan. it affects 3,000 students in six wards. most of the schools on the plus are east of the river or in northeast. -- on the list are east of the river or in northeast. she came with her dad to hear why her school has to close. the family moved here from dallas and it is the only school she has ever known. >> we won't have a school that we withhold hands and walk down the street to. i think that is problematic. they are closing down the community. >> reporter: that is how aaron martin feels about the proposal to close francis stevens education campus and send those students to marie reed elementary, a move th
and you realize, you know, just how much energy you have, just having that energy off, getting away. not that you don't want to see them you want to see them all the time but to come back with a lot more energy. you just know that everybody is looking, you know, at me, to be the guy to make everything work. >> griffin was already voted cocaptain by his teammates over the bye week. 'em' try to lead his team -- he will try to lead his team to the first win in three weeks. >>> imagine trying to see a doctor but you have to wait months. find out what is behind the severe shortage of pediatricians, next. ♪ [ male announcer ] from our nation's networks... ♪ ...to our city streets... ♪ ...to skies around the world... ♪ ...northrop grumman's security solutions are invisibly at work, northrop grumman. [ l50858544p.at'me. but i'm not just a number. i have a purpose. a higher purpose. [ muffled ] have some respect! not good. oh, man. hello? mm, no! finally -- the buck stops here. [ male announcer ] mcdonald's new hot'n spicy mcchicken. tender, juicy chicken with a crispy, spicy coating
disturbance moving through. just a little upper level piece of energy. not going to bring us any rain but it will feel a little ominous out there today or at least it will feel like it's going to rain with a combination of a bit of a breeze off to the east. showers down to the carolinas. they won't make it in here because of high pressure which will block it and push it out to sea. the trend today will be mostly cloudy and as we get into friday and saturday, mostly sunshine with slightly milder temperatures. we'll get to about 50 and by the weekend, close are to mid- 50s so a little better by saturday. clouds out there at the moment. put it in motion. 7:00 a.m., we'll have some clouds around. you might see a little sunshine here during the middle of the day but the clouds move back in later this afternoon. you can see the rain showers stay to our south. we are not concerned with rain but we will have clouds around here for your thursday. 50 your daytime high, wind north and east five to 10. plenty of clouds, still cool. we should be in the upper 50s to about 60. it will be a decent da
to the store this helps you cut to the chase to save money and buy a product that's more energy owe fish ent. there was no way to tell how much a product would cost you to run until now. >> kristy is looking for a coffee maker. >> this one is $53. i'm interested in having a low cost initially when i purchase the coffee maker but i don't want my energy cost to go up. >> john had the same concern when he was shopping. >> i couldn't find any information that could tell me which one was more environmental friendly. >> that information wasn't available anywhere. >> so he started sevinia labs. >> we do consumer research inform find out how consumers use these products and take those into a testing laboratory and test each and every product to find out how much energy they use. >> two coffee makers could cost you $100 in the store. but coffee maker number 1 cost you $200 to run over five years while number 2 only cost you $35 to run over five years. the rating system lays that out for you. it also takes into account the zip code and the cost of energy in that area. logan hardware just started using
as the fbi raids a local neighborhood. we'll take you there live. >> also ahead tonight, why a popular energy drink is under the microscope. >> and meet a virginia pastor so moved by what he heard at a black tie gala, he decided to become a kidney donor. he joins us live in our studio to tell us what inspired him. i . >> this is not just candy. these are bags of love. i'm beth parker. i will tell you where they're headed coming up. oming up. . >> and crowding -- cloudy today. the temperatures are staying cool and that is the trend. but, we will get some sunshine out of the deal the next few days. a first look at the forecast coming up. stay with us.  have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at sign
the eastern see board. upper level piece of energy coming through and that's going to bring us clouds. partly to mostly cloudy this afternoon. 50 today. we're going to warm it up for the weekend. highs in the mid 50s. and the big change from yesterday, rain out of the sunday afternoon forecast. red skin game. no rain sunday afternoon. maybe a few showers monday. >> dc united plays sunday? >> yeah. i think against houston. >> at rfk? >> yes. >> very cool. >> double-check that time. >> very good. thanks. >> head on over to julie. on time traffic. >> you know, i always see about doing the high dive and cannonball into the pool the first day of summer. wonder if he's going to do that in that pool of wine. >> no, no, no. >> better chance of getting you into the pool in montgomery village than i do that right? >> yeah. >> next summer. we have our hands full. coming out of austin hill. this is where we have the accident activity. only one left lane is able to get by. folks coming off of the inner loop costing almost 20 minutes. on the south side of town, northbound 395 delays leaving the beltway.
. >> an energy drink linked to more than a dozen deaths. we talked to a local man who said he ended up in the hospital at 11:00.  [ dollar ] that's me. l50858544p. but i'm not just a number. i have a purpose. a higher purpose. [ muffled ] have some respect! not good. oh, man. hello? mm, no! finally -- the buck stops here. [ male announcer ] mcdonald's new hot'n spicy mcchicken. tender, juicy chicken with a crispy, spicy coating. at only a dollar, it's spicy, not pricey. but only for a limited time. >>> another big story tonight, nine accused gang members indicted in the district. police say the so-called show out gang is behind several robberies across the city. they aren't just accused of targeting people to rob. they're also ccused of targeting people to beat. fox 5's matt ackland has the latest. >> reporter: officials believe the chillout gang came together on the streets of chinatown. many of their crimes were carried out here and areas across the district. >> victims were left with broken jaws, broken teeth and severe injuries, hospitalized sometimes for days with n
yancy has your fox 5 top five. >> we begin with concerns about a new energy boosting snack. no. 5, this isn't the cracker jacks you ate as a child. instead it's called cracker jack and it will have added caffiene. a nonprofit healthcare group wants the government to crack down before similar products are made they say putting children at risk. the makers insist the snack will not be marketed to children. no. 4, losing weight might help you get a better night's sleep. a study finds losing weight can help people get a better night's sleep whether through diet or diet and exercise. no. 3, most american workers can expect a 3% raise in 2013, slightly higher than last year. compensation experts say 3% raises are the new normal and they likely won't get higher until the economy and labor market grow. no. 2, there is a new way to enjoy nightlife in the district. the d.c. hopper is a shuttle that looks like a party bus with no alcohol. it takes riders around. it costs 10 to $15 each way. the shuttles run every 30 minutes fridays and saturdays from 9:30 p.m. to 3:15 a.m. >> no. 1 tonight,
. -- was trapped under a lot of debris. >> a local energy says there were no gas leaks prior to the incident. >>> janet napolitano is visiting some of the hardest hit areas from hurricane sandy. her visit comes when many are still in the dark two weeks after the storm. steps of thousands are still without power and new york governor andrew cuomo has criticized the company for being unprepared for this. power company say they are doing all they can. >>> for the first time since the 1973 yom kippur war, israel has fired. israel is -- has been fired on by syria. >>> up next, a first for some world fashion designers. >> we'll explain how the fashion show was the first of its kind. first, let's talk to our own fashion expert, tucker barnes. >> thank you very much. we've got a nice start to your day. these miles temperatures, got clouds on the horizon. i'll have the details on the forecast. julie wright is in too. she might have more jokes than traffic to talk about this morning but we'll get the latest from her coming up after the break.  >>> welcome back. taking a live look
to be recycled and you get coupons from $3 to $5 off energy efficient. runs through wednesday. >>> thinking about the next general race iphone? apple is. according to digi times out of china, trial production of the iphone 5 s is expected to start in december with full production in the first quarter. reporting that could suggest a spring release of the newest iphone. industry blogs say that potential buyers can expect updated camera and faster processors. >> good thing i waited. frjt facebook is updating comments page trying out a new feature that would allow users to reply to a comment. the reply button will be placed alongside the like button. the audio alert could be deactivated. >> and that will chase me right off there. we're going to get you updated on weather headlines. a couple sprinkles have started through northern virginia and that will be the beginning of us saying fair well to the 70s. nice and mild today up to 72 degrees. now the colder air is coming and in through town with showers. we'll see those later tonight and into the first half of tuesday. tomorrow afternoon should be drie
and realize how much more energy you have having that week off. getting away and not seeing guys, not that you don't want to see them. just to come back with more energy and you know everyone is looking at me to be the guy and make everything work. >> and over the biweek, they voted for additional captains. and now joining trenton williams, fletcher and alexander as team captains. shawn? >> thank you very much. >>> quarterback tim tebow is the victim of bullying, at least by one teammate n. a recent introductions the new york jets defensive guard spoke out saying the backup quarterback is, quote, terrible and that tebow doesn't come close to performing as well as starter mark sanchez. well, guess what? currently sanchez is not doing well either. his completion rate ranks the worst in the nfl at 52%. >> it was not that one, there were a couple of players but kept their names out of the article. they didn't want to be named yet. they're hating on tebow there. >> and slausson, who is he? even our sports producers are like this is not at the level of the tebow. the endorsement. i say be careful. k
cleaner, cheaper american-made energy. but we've got to be careful how we get it. design the wells to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ >> chris: after a disappointing election day it is no surprise republicans would do some soul-searching. but, what is a surprise is how quickly it has begun and how serious it has gotten. joining us to talk about the future of the party, governor bobby jindal, of louisiana, the new chair of the republican governor's association, in the state capitol, baton rouge and from san diego, wisconsin governor scott walker, the new vice chair of the rga, gentlemen, this week, mitt romney, in a conference call with big donors, attributed his defeat to president obama, giving out gifts to minorities and young people, governor jindal, you reacted sharply to that. let's look: >> the president's campaign did was focus on certain members of his base coalition, given ext
upper level trofimoffing through just a little piece of energy strolling through at the moment. that is giving us the cloud cover along with the rain showers down in the carolinas. this rain shower won't get in here because of high pressure off to the north. it is kind of blocking that moisture from making it too far north and this is going to get pulled out to sea. the bottom line for us, plenty of clouds in the forecast today. i think you might see a peek or period of sunshine from time to time but the trent will be more clouds than sun. we'll keep the cool temperatures around for the day. you get into tomorrow, more sunshine and a gradual warm-up. not going to be terribly warm and here to start the weekend. i think we'll be back in the mid-50s by saturday. 50 today. still cool for this time of year. the average daytime high should be in the upper 50s. here is the change. i took showers out of the forecast for the day on sunday. look like, if we get anything at all, it would be on monday. even then, there is some question marks. this coastal system look like it want to stay a
energy and commerce subcommittee says it will investigate. 32 people have died. more than 400 sickened. the wife of a man who died says justice needs to be served. >> whoever is responsible, i want them to know their lack of attention to their duties cost my husband his life. cost my family, cost them a loss we'll never recover from. >> the owner of the pharmacy linked to the tainted drug has pleaded the 5th. >> hundreds of prince georges county police officers have begun getting their pay raises. arbitrators ruled in september the county must make up of four years of pay raises. 8%. although some are seeing as much as 12%. the immediate cost to the county is about $8 million. >>> a public meeting scheduled for later today will allow residents to comment on the decision to close public schools. two dozen schools are targeted foreclosure. the meeting will be at the wilson building. >>> looks like the first lady has some fashion competition from the first daughters. >> the torch has been passed and designers are turning to sasha and malia for inspiration. what happens after the break. it
-- >>> great economic news could be on the horizon. >> our country could be energy independent in the near future. ainsley earhart explains. plains. thrrt. clearly we are having issues with that story. we'll try to get that to you coming up in just a bit. >> let's talk about sports just a little. bryce harper, everybody remembers him, he has been named the national league rookie of the year. he hit 270 last season with 22 home runs. he knocked in 59 runs and he did it after missing the first month of the season. angels outfielder mike trout won the al rookie of the year. manager of the year awards will be named today and the nats skipper is one of the finalists. >> we still have plenty ahead. weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. ts now. >>> good morning. happy tuesday, everyone. november13th, live look outside right now. a lot of people will be getting back to work. they are probably still asleep. >> congress back in session. >> a lot dpeg on here in washington d.c. including some weather. good mornin
out that this was caused by a bomb or meth lab and the local energy company says there were no reports of a gas leak prior to the incident. incident. >>> secretary of homeland security janet napolitano is visiting some of the hardest hit areas of superstorm sandy. staten island yesterday, she assured residents of roasty efforts being made. her visit comes when many are still in the dark two weeks after the storm. tens of thousands are still without power. new york governor andrew cuomo has criticized the companies for being unprepared. power dumps companies power companies say they are doing all they can. >>> lawmaker in greece approved tough cuts in their budgeet for 2013. they need to push flu this latest round of tax hikes and spending cuts in order to get another $installment of the bailout. the people say the cuts are making unemployment even worse. the jobless rate is over 25%. >>> a special delivery times four for a maryland mom. that story is coming up next. >> a lot of work there. >>> plus, as we observe this veterans day, a look at how our brave men and women are returning ho
and have positive energy. they are doing something big are than themselves. they are talking about healthy eating, a healthy lifestyle and having fun. i was the emcee for the event and we were out there dancing and run and having a blast. so thank you for having me out there. next year, you can come out and we'll get you a pink hat to wear too. this happens to be eastbound 66 coming in from nutley treat to the capital beltway. light traffic volume here. we are anticipating this will be a lighter than usual traffic day because a lot of the folks have the day off. southbound 270, still an easy trip as welcoming in out of germantown. remember the hov rules have been lifted for those traveling on 270, 95, 395 as well as 66. lighter than usual traffic volume each way at the wilson bridge and traffic flowing freely at the american legion bridge as you travel between tyson and 270 and leaving bethesda headed out to the dulles toll road. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. etraffic. >>> in bridge county, a cat sitting up on top of a power loon for four days brought out lots of curious nei
is still under investigation. the local energy company says there were no reports of a gas leak prior to the incident. >> it's an unmistakable odor. it travels a good distance, so usually when there's a leak, people will detect it. >> reporter: more than 200 people were evacuated from surrounding homes and at least seven people were taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries. fire officials say everyone else has been accounted for. in new york heather childers, fox news. >>> sports is next on the news at 10:00. coming up it's take two for the hoyas, georgetown basketball hits the hardwood after friday's strange ending to the season's tip-off. scott is up next. >> today temperatures again well above seasonal, but look at the variance in the country. we've got some cooler air on the backside and, folks, it's heading our way. i'll have the details. stay with us. we'll be back after the break. oh! green mountain coffee! how do you always have my favorite coffee? well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee and e
it works? >> yeah it is. what a waste of energy. anyway. the lakers hire a new coach and dc united is on their way home. sports breakfast is on next. >> what it means for the president foreign policy agenda moving forward. >> and as we head to break, a live look outside. look at that nice looking tree. not a lot of traffic out there. a lot of people staying at home. latest weather and traffic from tucker and julie when we come back. ♪ ♪ [ multiple sounds making melodic tune ] ♪ [ male announcer ] at northrop grumman, every innovation, every solution, comes together for a single purpose -- to make the world a safer place. that's the value of performance. northrop grumman. >>> let's talk sports now. soccer playoffs kick off this morning. tucker is happy. dc united. nick scores after a shot by one of his teammates. the dynamo would make a second half surge scoring three times to win 3-1. the second leg is next saturday at rfk stadium. >>> not many people saw this one coming. i did. los angeles lakers signed mike antoni as the new coach. worth a mere $12 million. he has coached
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